Superfamily Geometroidea

Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Lepidoptera > Superfamily: Geometroidea These are the geometrid and swallowtail moths. The name Geometroidae comes from the type genus Geometra which is Greek meaning “to measure the earth,” referring to the larva, or inchworm, as they move in a looping fashion. Some species are difficult … Continue reading "Superfamily Geometroidea"

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